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Suspect arrested in connection with Cedar Rapids shooting

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) - Investigators have arrested a suspect wanted in Wednesday's shooting in Cedar Rapids.

Police were tipped that his car was seen in the Coralville area and moved in and made an arrrest around 6:50 p.m. Friday.

23-year-old Derrick Roberts of Chicago was charged with attempted murder, intimidation with a weapon and willful injury.

Delores Smith was hospitalized following Wednesday's shooting on the 1200 block of Third Avenue Southeast in Cedar Rapids.

Smith was later flown to University Hospitals in Iowa City.  That's where she is recovering from her injuries.

Online Executive Producer Nate Leding

 

 

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